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1-2-3 Homemade Doughnuts

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Did you know? Pillsbury™ refrigerated buttermilk biscuits make deliciously easy doughnuts!

Recipe by Arlene Cummings
September 7, 2011

Ingredients

Doughnuts

1
can (7.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
Vegetable oil for frying

Glaze

1/2
container (16-oz size) chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting
Candy sprinkles

Steps

  • 1 Separate dough into 10 biscuits; flatten each biscuit lightly with palm of hand. With 1-inch round biscuit or cookie cutter, cut hole in center of each biscuit.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 2 inches oil over medium-high heat to about 350ºF. Carefully fry biscuits about 30 seconds on each side or until golden brown. With slotted spoon, remove from oil; place on paper towels to cool.
  • 3 In microwavable bowl, microwave frosting on High 15 to 30 seconds. Stir; if frosting is not completely melted, microwave and stir in 10-second increments until smooth.
  • 4 Dip one side of each doughnut into chocolate glaze; sprinkle with candy sprinkles.
  • 1 Separate dough into 10 biscuits; flatten each biscuit lightly with palm of hand. With 1-inch round biscuit or cookie cutter, cut hole in center of each biscuit.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 2 inches oil over medium-high heat to about 350ºF. Carefully fry biscuits about 30 seconds on each side or until golden brown. With slotted spoon, remove from oil; place on paper towels to cool.
  • 3 In microwavable bowl, microwave frosting on High 15 to 30 seconds. Stir; if frosting is not completely melted, microwave and stir in 10-second increments until smooth.
  • 4 Dip one side of each doughnut into chocolate glaze; sprinkle with candy sprinkles.

Expert Tips

Doughnuts can also be coated with cinnamon-sugar when they come out of the oil. Just give them a shake in a paper bag filled with a little cinnamon and sugar.

You can also fry up the doughnut holes for fun snacks.

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